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Obesity Surgery Impact Factor Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Impact Factor.

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Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

Are You Fit to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

College degree? Check. Professional resume? Double check. Perfect health? Ah, not so fast. What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Has anyone ever had bariatric surgery? ? Would li
Updated 9/22/2016 7:23:16 PM

Has anyone ever had bariatric surgery? ? Would like to find something else that is having it or has had gastric sleeve to keep in touch with. I am scheduled for surgery on the 25th of October. Need to lose another 128 lbs and get my health back....  Read more

Does anybody know what kind of low impact exercise
Updated 9/20/2016 8:48:09 AM

Does anybody know what kind of low impact exercises. I have knees with little cartilage....  Read more

How do people feel about weight loss surgery? I am
Updated 9/19/2016 1:56:43 PM

How do people feel about weight loss surgery? I am very obese and just want to get healthy. Have to lose 50 lbs to get there....  Read more

Just watched Obesity: The Post Mortem on BBC iplay
Updated 9/19/2016 9:46:08 AM

Just watched Obesity: The Post Mortem on BBC iplayer. Wow this has made me even more determined to lose weight. Seeing the actual body fat and what it does to every organ in the body. Very sobering....  Read more

I am getting ready for weight loss surgery and I'm
Updated 9/18/2016 11:37:48 PM

I am getting ready for weight loss surgery and I'm excited and nervous all at the same time. I need to lose 12lbs preop and I've lost weight before but this seems harder than its ever been. Wish I had more support from my loved ones....  Read more

More Sometimes Means Less

Eating my calorie allotment greatly impacts weight loss and other health factors....  Read more

Is Your Heart Healthy Enough For Surgery?

Clearance isn't a factor in emergency or urgent surgeries, which need to be done within 24 hours. But getting clearance is routine for what doctors refer to as elective surgeries. These include procedures such as a hip or knee replacement that can...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

This month marks the 7th annual Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month. The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis is working diligently to make more people aware of this potentially life-threatening condition. While many of us are unfamiliar...  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more